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Creating a Digital Budget

Ready to organize your finances into a digital spreadsheet? Kelli from the Warrensburg Branch of Trails Regional Library presents a series of helpful videos to guide you through the process. This three-part series is also available on-demand via the Trails Regional Library YouTube page. To access the slides presented and find helpful budgeting templates, click […]

Missouri Digital Newspaper Project

The State Historical Society of Missouri is pleased to present a growing collection of digitized historic newspapers. These images are freely available to the public and are keyword-searchable. The Johnson  County papers included in the completed grant cycle are now available here: https://shsmo.org/collections/newspapers/mdnp Focused on merging meaningful historic content with innovative modern technology, the State Historical […]

Library Launches Books By Mail

June 16, 2021 Trails Regional Library Launches Books By Mail Service Trails Regional Library, through special funding from the Trails Regional Library Foundation, is launching a new Books By Mail service for homebound patrons. This service will allow library materials, including books, CD audiobooks, and DVDs, to be mailed to patrons who are unable to […]

Library Seeks RFQs for Professional Engineering Services

The Trails Regional Library of Warrensburg, Missouri requests qualifications for engineering services to assist in a project which may be financed with Missouri property tax revenue funding. The project consists of potential structural and hardscape systems assessment, replacement recommendations, bid specifications or scope of work for possible roof replacement and construction inspection for a building […]

Library Launches Self Checkout Machines

May 25, 2021 Trails Regional Library launched self checkout machines at 6 branches last week. These machines were funded in part through 2020 CARES Act funding from the Johnson County, Missouri government. The self checkouts will allow patrons a safe, contactless, and private way to check out library materials, check their accounts, and pay for […]

Summer Reading Program 2021

Trails Regional Library is proud to announce that the 2021 Summer Reading Program will be held from June 1 – July 31, 2021. This program is funded by a grant of $7,750 from the Missouri State Library. The program’s theme will be Tails and Tales, featuring animal mascots to encourage reading and writing. The Library […]

New Service Announcements

April 28, 2021 Trails Regional Library is excited to announce that it will now allow patrons in library buildings to browse, use library computers and technology without appointments. The Library will still observe recommended building occupancy limits and may ask that patrons observe recommended building occupancy limits. Face coverings will still be required for all […]

TALES OF YOUR TAILS: Youth Writing Contest

As a part of the 2021 Summer Reading Program, Trails Regional Library is hosting a writing contest that incorporates the summer animal theme “Tales and Tails.” The program will have two rounds for entries. Winners will have their writings and illustrations featured on our local PBS-KMOS station and the library website. AGES 0-17 PROGRAM DESCRIPTION […]

Salem Witch Trials Courtroom

Salem Witch Hysteria Anniversary March 1, 1692

The infamous Salem witch trials began during the spring of 1692, after a group of young girls in Salem Village, Massachusetts, claimed to be possessed by the devil and accused several local women of witchcraft. As a wave of hysteria spread throughout colonial Massachusetts, a special court convened in Salem to hear the cases… In […]

Browsing Appointments Start March 1

Trails Regional Library will begin the next phase of its reopening plan on Monday, March 1. Library services will include appointments for in-branch browsing and technology usage as well as curbside material pickup.  For the health and safety of our patrons and staff, we are following guidelines and precautions which meet or exceed health department […]